Sunday, June 29, 2008

Eric's List of Geography Songs:
Miscellaneous Geographical References

Across the River - Bruce Hornsby & the Range
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Diana Ross
All Roads Lead to You - Steve Wariner
Along the Road - Dan Fogelberg
Back On The Road Again - REO Speedwagon
Back to the Island - Leon Russell
Backstreets - Bruce SpringsteenBadlands - Bruce Springsteen
Bayou Jubilee - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Big City - Merle Haggard
Black Muddy River - Grateful Dead
Blue Bayou - Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt
Blue Highway - George Thorogood & the Destroyers
Border Song - Elton John
Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon Garfunkel
Bungle in the Jungle - Jethro Tull
Changes in Latitudes - Jimmy Buffett
City of Angels - 10,000 Maniacs
City Lights - Livingston Taylor
Climb Every Mountain - Sound of Music
Club at the End of the Street - Elton John
Coyote Town - Don WilliamsCrosstown Traffic - Jimi Hendrix Experience
County Line - Pousette Dart Band
Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
Crossroads - Cream
Cry Me a River - Joe Cocker
Dancing in the Street - Martha & the Vandellas
Dark End of the Street - The Commitments
Dead End Street - Lou Rawls
Deep River Woman - Lionel Richie with Alabama
Desert Skies - Marshall Tucker Band
Deserted Cities of the Heart - Cream
Dirt Road Blues - Bob Dylan
Don't Cross the River - America
Down By the River - Neil Young
Down By The Lazy River - The Osmonds
Down in the Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal
Downtown - Petula Clark
Dry County - B52s
East Bound and Down - Jerry Reed
East of the Sun (West of the Moon) - Tony Bennett
Expressway to Your Heart - Soul Survivors
Every Day is a Winding Road - Sheryl Crow
Far Away Places (with strange sounding names) - Margaret Whiting, Bing Crosby and others
Fast Lanes and Country Roads - Barbara Mandrell
Fire on the Mountain - Grateful Dead
Fool For The City - Foghat
Forty Miles of Bad Road - Duane Eddy
Get Out the Map - Indigo Girls
Girls of the Beach - The Beach Boys
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Her Town Too - James Taylor & J.D. Souther
Home By the Sea - Genesis
I Am a Town - Mary-Chapin Carpenter
In Christ There is No East or West
In The Middle of an Island - Tony Bennett
Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
Into the Valley - The Skids
Island Girl - Elton John
Islands In The Stream - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
I've Been Everywhere - Geoff Mack, Hank Snow, Johnny Cash
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Hank Williams
Jungle Love - Steve Miller Band
Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen
King of the Road - Roger Miller
Lady of the Island - Crosby, Stills & Nash
Lake of Fire - Nirvana
Land of Confusion - Genesis
Life in a Northern Town - The Dream Academy
Life is a Highway - Tom Cochrane
Long Hard Road - Maria Muldaur
Long Hard Road (The Sharecropper's Dream) - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Man in the Wilderness - Styx
Many Rivers to Cross - Jimmy Cliff
Map of Your Heart - Cormac McCarthy
Map Reference 47 degrees N, 93 degrees W - Wire
Map to the Treasure - Laura Nyro
Maps - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Maps and Legends - REM
Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur
Midnight Mountain - Cathedral
Mountain Of Love - Charley Pride
Mountain Of Love - Johnny Rivers, Harold Dorman
My Desert Serenade - Elvis Presley
My Hometown - Bruce Springsteen
My Little Town - Simon & Garfunkel
On the Border - The Eagles
On the Road Again - Canned Heat
On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
On the Street Where You Live - My Fair Lady
One Horse Town - Dave Frishberg
Only a Northern Song - Beatles
Over the Hills And Far Away - Led Zeppelin
Over The Mountain, Across The Sea - Johnnie & Joe
Over the Waterfall - Michelle Shocked
Poor Side of Town - Johnny Rivers
Ride Across the River - Dire Straits
River - Joni Mitchell
River Deep Mountain High - Deep Purple, Ike & Tina Turner, Eric Burden & the Animals
River of Dreams - Billy Joel
Rock This Town - Stray Cats
Roll on Down the Highway - Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Run Through the Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Sea of Love - Phil Phillips, The Honeydrippers
Sea of Madness - Iron Maiden
Silver Waterfalls - Siouxsie and the Banshees
Six Days on the Road - Livingston Taylor, Dave Dudley, Taj Mahal
Small Town - Bruce Springsteen
Small Town - John Mellencamp
So Many Roads - Grateful Dead
Soul City - Partland Brothers
Stones in the Road - Mary-Chapin Carpenter
Stranded in the Jungle
Summer in the City - Lovin' Spoonful
Take the Highway - Marshall Tucker Band
The Border - America
The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) - Grateful Dead
The Hill Where the Lord Hides - Chuck Mangione
The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
The Long Road - Cliff Eberhardt
The Road Goes on Forever - Robert Earl Keene
Tiny Island - Leo Kottke
Town Without Pity - Gene Pitney
Twelve Thirty (Young Girls are Coming to the Canyon) - Mamas & Papas
Up a Lazy River - Bobby Darin, The Mills Brothers
Watching the River Flow - Bob Dylan
Waterfall - Stone Roses
Waterloo Sunset - Kinks refers to the London train station
We Built This City - Starship
Where the Streets Have No Name - U2
Wild Mountain Honey - Steve Miller Band

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I enjoyed reading your lists of songs & remembering great times.